Globe and Mail – Canada

Venezuela opposition escalates anti-Maduro protests, dozens injured

The country’s opposition is enraged by last week’s suspension of their push for a referendum to remove Maduro

Posted on 27 October 2016 @ 1:15 am

Investment Court System a sticking point for CETA critics

Those opposed to the huge Canada-EU trade deal say the ICS could give too much power to corporations over governments

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 11:21 pm

Keghetsik Hagopian-Zourikian overcame a life of adversity

Centenarian was one of the last survivors of Armenian genocide living in Canada

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 10:45 pm

Pair of powerful quakes rock central Italy; no deaths reported

Aftershocks knocked out power and closed major highway

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 7:45 pm

Trump takes break from campaign trail to promote new hotel

Trump formally opens new hotel in Washington, with less than two weeks before the election

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 7:16 pm

Mudslide kills at least seven on Colombian highway

Road in Copacabana likely to be closed for several days

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 6:59 pm

Trump praises Gingrich for criticism of Fox News host Megyn Kelly

‘Amazing interview’ recognized during dedication of new hotel in Washington

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 4:40 pm

News 24 – South Africa | Second powerful aftershock rattles Rome

A pair of powerful aftershocks have shaken central Italy, knocking out power, closing a major highway and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after an earthquake killed nearly 300 people.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 8:33 pm | Trump vows to spend big on White House race

Donald Trump has vowed to pour his own millions into the race for the White House, refusing to be written off in the uphill battle against frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 8:16 pm | Private service for woman lost at sea exposes family rift

A memorial service has been held in Connecticut for a woman presumed dead after her boat sank in the Atlantic Ocean during a fishing trip with her son.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 8:16 pm | Israeli guards escape charges in ‘attack’ shooting

Israeli prosecutors have decided to close the files of two guards who shot dead Palestinian sibling “attackers” at a crossing between Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 8:16 pm | ISIS driving hundreds into Mosul, using them as human shields

Witnesses say Islamic State militants have been going door to door in villages south of Mosul, ordering people at gunpoint on a kilometres-long trek into the city and using them as human shields as the extremists prepare to defend it from Iraqi forces.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 8:16 pm | Hairstylist uses pepper spray on unhappy client

Authorities say a New Jersey hairstylist used pepper spray on a client who was unhappy with her haircut.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 7:04 pm | Fake Germanwings victim relative convicted in Germany

A German court has given a woman a year’s suspended jail sentence for posing as the cousin of a victim in last year’s Germanwings plane crash and obtaining compensation offered by the airline.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 7:04 pm

Deutsche Welle – Germany

Samsung net profits drop 17 percent in third quarter earnings

The cost of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall continues to mount. The company’s mobile division has recorded its smallest quarterly profit since launching its first Galaxy phone more than six years ago.

Posted on 27 October 2016 @ 3:23 am

Public support for Chinese farmer who killed local leader with nail gun

The man was offered a small apartment and bit of money to move and make way for a development project. He resented the "take it or leave it" ultimatum, and shot dead a politician in the area.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 10:14 pm

Gender pay gap: Icelandic women take a stand

Iceland is in many ways a model country in matters of feminism. Yet here, too, women earn less than men. They are striking to try to change this.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 9:49 pm

IS-affiliated militant group seizes port town in Somalia

A militant group linked to the self-proclaimed "Islamic State" (IS) has taken control of a small port in the Horn of Africa. The organization is a rival to the al-Shabab terror group, which is linked with al-Qaida.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 9:00 pm

Warring words over warships

As NATO defense ministers went into their fall meeting, Russian warships on the periphery of NATO territory highlighted tensions amid allies and nervousness about Moscow’s aims. DW’s Teri Schultz reports from Brussels.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 8:39 pm

Researchers release bacteria-infected mosquitoes to combat Zika

Bill Gates is one backer of a project that deliberately infects mosquito populations with virus-fighting bacteria. The modified insects will then, hopefully, take over local populations.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 8:08 pm

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